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Machine Tool Operator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$50,424 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Tool Operator is $50,424 a year and $24 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Tool Operator is between $37,550 and $61,147. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machine Tool Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates variety of machine tools, such as radial drill press, lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders, to machine metal work pieces, such as patterns and machine, tool, or die parts, usually on custom basis.
  • Assesses specifications and determines tooling, applying knowledge of metal properties, machining, and shop mathematics.
  • Checks blueprint or layout on work piece to visualize machining required, and figures sequence of operations.
  • Selects method of holding work piece.
Machine Tool Operator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Machine Tool Operator jobs: 16,237

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Machine Tool Operator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

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Produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC ... Programs machine by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool ...
CNC Machine Operator
May 14
Marysville, WA, USA
SmartTalent Lynnwood
All Tool Room Machines in support of production * Ability to read and interpret blue prints * Strong math skills * Good computer skills (Word, Excel) * Ability to work independently with minimal ...
CNC Machinist 1st shift
May 29
Everett, WA, USA
Technical Glass Products
... Machine Operators with production runs * Other duties as assigned Requirements: * Associates Degree in Machine Tool Technology, 2-year degree in Machine Technology with 4 years machining experience ...
Jun 14
Everett, WA, USA
SmartTalent Lynnwood
You will be responsible for the ownership and success of our new Tool Crib processes and training. Machinist III (Millac) This Machinist III will be responsible for operating Millac machines. You ...
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Jun 7
Auburn, WA, USA
Sonsray Machinery - Seattle
Sonsray Machinery LLC. provides comprehensive sales, as well as parts and service support ... Maintain current forklift operator training certification. * Possess tooling required by the ...
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